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  • Dick's Last Resort waiter launches unicycle trek on Sunday

    Dick's Last Resort waiter launches unicycle trek on Sunday
    Mount Vernon resident Cary Gray, a waiter at Dick’s Last Resort in the Power Plant, will start out Sunday on a year-long, 22,000-mile unicycle tour that will take him from Baltimore across the United States and down to South America. Dick's Last...
  • For some firms, nonprofits mean big profits

    For some firms, nonprofits mean big profits
    Most days, they are easy to spot. Wearing brightly colored vests, the canvassers stand on Chicago sidewalks, quick to pose a question to passers-by: Do you have a minute for children in the developing world? What might not be as easy to see is that...
  • Reducing carbon emissions a daunting task

    Mike Tidwell is correct that the evidence for global climate change is indisputable and that carbon dioxide emissions from burning fossil fuels and alterations in the earth's ecosystems is the primary cause ("Forecast calls for pain," Feb. 6). Since the...
  • Pussy Riot, Greenpeace could benefit from Russian amnesty law

    MOSCOW – Russia’s parliament on Wednesday approved an amnesty law that could allow two jailed members of the punk music group Pussy Riot to go free and pardon 30 people facing charges over a Greenpeace protest against Arctic oil drilling....
  • Russian amnesty vote a capper on Putin's year

    MOSCOW — It has been a good week for Russian President Vladimir Putin — at the end of a pretty good year. Russia's parliament approved an amnesty law Wednesday that is likely to result in freedom for two jailed members of the punk music...
  • Putin pardons tycoon, Pussy Riot; envies Teflon Obama. Then he rests

    Putin pardons tycoon, Pussy Riot; envies Teflon Obama. Then he rests
    Pardon me, but no one told me that Thursday was Pardoning Day. Turns out that President Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin do have at least one thing in common (besides all those nuclear warheads, I mean): They both have something of a soft spot...
  • Vladimir Putin says he'll free longtime foe Mikhail Khodorkovsky

    MOSCOW — He was once Russia's richest man and, by some measures, President Vladimir Putin's most potent foe. By Thursday, when Putin said he was likely to grant clemency to Mikhail Khodorkovsky, that was all long in the past. Both Khodorkovsky's...
  • Putin critic, Russia tycoon Khodorkovsky released from prison

    Putin critic, Russia tycoon Khodorkovsky released from prison
    MOSCOW -- Tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky has been released from prison following President Vladimir Putin's pardon, his spokeswoman told the Associated Press Friday. Olga Pispanen said that the prison chief has confirmed that Khodorkovsky has been released...
  • Integrantes de banda Pussy Riot son liberadas de prisión en Rusia

    Integrantes de banda Pussy Riot son liberadas de prisión en Rusia
    Dos integrantes de la banda rusa de música punk Pussy Riot que se encontraban detenidas salieron el lunes en libertad, bajo una amnistía que permitió poner fin a una condena de dos años por una protesta realizada en la catedral de Moscú contra el...
  • Russia begins closing cases against Greenpeace activists

    MOSCOW -- Investigators began closing criminal cases against 28 Greenpeace activists and two freelance journalists Tuesday as part of an amnesty viewed by many as an effort by President Vladimir Putin to polish Russia’s image before hosting the...
  • British Greenpeace activists back home after release from Russia

    British Greenpeace activists back home after release from Russia
    LONDON -- Five British Greenpeace activists arrived in London on Friday after their release from detention in Russia, saying their goal of fighting Arctic oil development remained unchanged but that their tactics might need some adjustment. “I&...